Tag: Ecommerce

Using Social Media to Build Your Ecommerce Business

Posted by Mark Baartse - June 9, 2010 - Ecommerce, SEO, Social Media
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Social media, networking, tweeting, status updates, joining groups… all these terms are becoming part of everyday life for many and with social media offering such a wide spectrum of advertising space; employing SEO into your latest Tweets is a trick worth noting! The Internet should be thought of as a huge open space full of […]

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Ho Ho Holiday Headlines from the Top Retailers

Posted by Mark Thompson - December 23, 2009 - Ecommerce
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With Christmas right around the corner, retailers are trying to tailor every marketing message on their site to compel holiday shoppers to buy some last minute gifts. Here are a number of call to action graphics and headlines the top retailers are using to stimulate shoppers to spend!  I want to wish everyone a Merry […]

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Holiday Marketing Guide 2009: Hot Products, Tips, & Resources for Online Retailers

Posted by Mark Thompson - November 16, 2009 - Ecommerce, SEO
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Forrester estimates that online retail sales will reach $44.7 billion this holiday season.  That is a 8% increase year over year.  The contributing factor is the increase in buyers doing more of their shopping online, as well as retailers focusing a larger portion of their marketing dollars on internet sales.  Here are some important stats […]

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Google Commerce Search Improves the Online Shopping Experience

Posted by Mark Thompson - November 9, 2009 - Ecommerce
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Just in time for the 2009 holiday season, Google has announced its new eCommerce service called Google Commerce Search.  Google has created an shopping cart for online retailers that is meant to improve site search and usability.  The new cart comes equipped with a number of customizations and leverages Google’s search technology.  All shopping carts […]

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Paypal vs Google Checkout

Posted by Mark Thompson - June 17, 2008 - Ecommerce
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When looking to setup a merchant account, both Paypal and Google Checkout are great solutions. They both have pros and cons but I wanted to give a brief overview of the two merchant solutions. Solutions Paypal Paypal offers both a personal and business account. Google Checkout One type of account. Requires a Google Account to […]

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